Hayes Roosevelt Woods, 77, of Sanford, N.C., passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 at Duke Hospital, in Durham, N.C. Hayes went to Lee County Training School and New Hope School. His last job was in the city of Fairfax.
He was preceded in death by his parents Joe and Lessie Woods, four siblings, one daughter Alice Renee Woods, and one grandchild Latisha McIntyre.
After retirement he reunited his membership with Temping Congregational Church, Sanford, N.C.
He leaves to cherish his memories his wife Lula Mae Woods, his loving children daughters Margaret Clay of Manassas, Lanna Woods, Vicki Woods (Thomas), Katina Woods, Gail McIntyre all of Fairfax, Shirley Campbell, Katheryn White (Jackie), Charlene Harrington, Bettina Holder, Jacqueline West, all of Sanford, N.C., his sons Hayes B. Woods of West Virginia, Larry McIntyre (Marcia) of Sanford, N.C., Michael McIntyre (Carolyn) of Manassas, and Gary Harrington of Sanford, N.C,. his brothers Carl Woods (Sarah), Melvin Woods (Brenda), both of Sanford, N.C., his sisters Lucille McMillian, Josephine Graham (Leroy), Bertha Mae Woods all of Sanford, N.C., Claretha Johnson of Fairfax, and Patricia McKeithen of Sanford, N.C., one uncle James Baldwin (Vandaliah), two brothers-in-law Mark and Maurice Cobbs of N.Y, 34 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, 6 great-great grandchildren, several Godchildren, and a special Godson Steve Horton, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services were held Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at Tempting Congregational Church, Sanford, N.C. followed by burial in church cemetery. Arrangements by: Knotts Funeral Home, 719 Wall Street, Sanford, N.C.